Deadly clashes in Guinea ahead of presidential vote

2015-10-05 09:04

Clashes between supporters of Guinea’s ruling party and opposition activists have left at least one dead and more than 80 wounded, a charity says, as tension mounts ahead of next week’s presidential election.

Guinea political parties reach election deal

2015-08-21 14:48

Guinea’s ruling party and the opposition have sealed a hard-won deal on the organisation of October elections, breaking a deadlock which led to deadly violence earlier this year.

Ebola-hit countries seek billions for recovery at UN

2015-07-10 15:24

The presidents of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone will attend the conference at the UN, hoping to raise $3.2bn to put their countries firmly on course for recovery from Ebola.

Protester killed as Guinea police, opposition clash

2015-04-24 08:13

Security forces in Guinea have killed a protester and wounded four others, witnesses say, as opposition supporters clashed with police at anti-government rallies in its largest towns and cities.

Guinea braces for fresh protests

2015-04-20 16:28

Guinean security forces have taken to the streets in huge numbers as the capital braces for fresh anti-government protests following deadly clashes between opposition activists and police last week.

Zuma on mission to enhance SA relations

2015-01-12 13:01

President Jacob Zuma will visit Guinea, Angola and Mozambique this week to enhance relations, the presidency says.

Guinea calls on retired doctors to fight Ebola

2014-10-16 06:09

The Guinea president has called on doctors to come out of retirement to help fight Ebola.

SA sends condolences to Guinea

2014-04-03 17:56

South Africa has sent condolences to those in Guinea affected by an Ebola haemorrhagic fever outbreak.

Guinea president decrees new govt

2014-01-21 09:58

Guinea’s president Alpha Conde has issued a decree forming a new government keeping in place his PM and over half the cabinet members, but excluding any opposition figures.

Guinea traders fear looting rampage after vote

2013-10-04 10:08

Along the cracked and muddy road that crosses Madina, the main market in Guinea's capital Conakry, shops are shut because of fear of violence after elections held last Saturday.


Violence breaks out ahead of Guinea election

2015-09-21 19:02

Several people have been injured as supporters of rival political factions clashed in northern Guinea, after tension mounted in the race to elect a new president.

Guinea ready to join regional fight

2015-08-05 21:37

Guinean President Alpha Conde says the country is ready to help in the regional fight against Islamist militants from Boko Haram.

Guinea's government, opposition at war

2015-05-06 21:59

With the Guinea government accused of electoral dark arts and the opposition of spoiling for a coup, the west African country's political factions are embroiled in a stand-off.

Guinea opposition calls protests nationwide

2015-04-23 08:05

Guinea’s opposition is seeking to spur protests across the country against a disputed election after days of violent clashes in the capital, even as the president ruled out any review.

Guinea govt urges dialogue after opposition protest call

2015-03-26 12:18

The government of Ebola-hit Guinea has urged a dialogue after the country’s three main opposition leaders called for renewed protests against President Alpha Conde over upcoming elections.

Hollande embarks on trip to Ebola-hit Guinea

2014-11-27 08:47

French President Francois Hollande is set to visit Guinea, making him the first Western leader to travel to a country hit hard by the deadly Ebola virus.

Guinea declares Ebola a 'national health emergency'

2014-08-14 05:59

Guinean President Alpha Conde has declared a deadly Ebola outbreak that has killed 377 in the west African nation a "health emergency".

Guinea turns into a drug hot spot

2014-02-03 12:21

A surge in cocaine trafficking has transformed Guinea into West Africa’s latest drug hot spot, jeopardising President Alpha Conde’s efforts to rebuild state institutions after a military coup.

Guinea assembly selects new leader

2014-01-13 21:17

A lawmaker from the party of Guinea President Alpha Conde has been chosen to lead the new national assembly following highly divisive elections last year.

Guinea opposition exits poll count

2013-10-03 23:06

The Guinea opposition has rejected the first legislative election results and withdrawn from the counting process.

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